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What if I told you that the smallest country in the world was actually located inside another country? That’s right; Vatican City is .44 km² and is... Read More

A tourist who snatched a cobblestone from Rome’s streets while on vacation returned the souvenir to a restaurant in the city’s historic center, along... Read More

A McDonald's franchise opened outside the walls of the Vatican in Rome last week, despite pleas from religious leaders and locals alike.First announced... Read More

Although the beauty of Italy’s capital may be eternal, it’s possible to capture that beauty in a short video. The French travel blogger and filmmaker... Read More

Every holiday season, cities around the world put up towering Christmas trees to illuminate their plazas, line main streets with festive lights, and... Read More

Some cities are made for cinema: New York, Paris and—as seen in the season finale of “Parts Unknown”—Rome. “Is it possible to look at Rome in a... Read More

As early as January 2017, travelers can fly from a number of major U.S. cities to destinations across Europe. The SkyTeam ticket sale, identified this... Read More

The Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, a lakeside retreat 15 miles outside of Rome, has been the private escape of the papacy for centuries. The... Read More

Rome reopened its famous Spanish Steps on Thursday after a $1.7-million renovation and a controversial statement from one of the landmark’s funders... Read More

Throughout the country and in major cities around the world, people gathered Sunday to commemorate the lives of those who died 15 years ago during... Read More

Rome is no stranger to tourists' antics.But a recent incident at the Colosseum has Italians questioning security at major sites in the country.Two... Read More

Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain is great for sightseeing, great for selfies, and—if you're Fendi—great for fashion shows. But it's less great for going... Read More

The outskirts of Rome are filled with olive groves, vineyards, and medieval towns with charming pizzerias and gelato shops. And they might also be the... Read More

The Colosseum is iconic to Rome, and now visitors will be able to do something previously not possible: feel like a gladiator. Beginning July 15,... Read More

Fendi celebrated their 90th anniversary with a show in Rome's famous Trevi Fountain on Thursday.Karl Lagerfeld, Silvia Venturini Fendi and celebs like... Read More

They’ve only been dating two weeks, but Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston have already racked up some serious frequent flier miles together.While the duo... Read More

Like any mom, Reese Witherspoon is taking advantage of school being out to enjoy a little family vacation time. The Oscar winner shared some pictures on... Read More

United Airlines has 4,564 daily departures, but there was one flight last week that was extra special. On June 21st, the company celebrated the 10... Read More

If you've been to Rome, you can vouch for the city's stunning architecture, storied streets, and breathtaking views. Even if you haven't had the... Read More

For the First TimerDon’t get stuck following the set route—it’s boring. Instead, head straight for Leonardo and the masters in the Pinacoteca, the... Read More

One woman has taken her string of bad luck and turned it into an adventure. In one month, Megan Sullivan got hit by a car, was diagnosed with skin... Read More

A German professor found himself in some hot water on April 4 after airport security found a human skull in his luggage. The human remains were... Read More

You may not know it by the weather, but spring is actually here. Which means your summer vacation (should be) right around the corner.This morning,... Read More

Maps are great for locating points of interest, determining the distance between two hot spots, and getting the overall lay of the land. But, one... Read More

Could there be anything more eternal than the Colosseum, the Pantheon, or the Sistine Chapel? Probably not. But Rome is so much more than its UNESCO... Read More

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